What this means is that it is now very compulsory that you stay home for the set number of days unless you are going out to buy essential things, going to the bank or going to a public toilet. (He said that not us)

This also means if you are staying at home, you would need to stock up on some essentials. Before you rush out to the market or wherever it is you get your stuff for your home go through our list of essentials just to make sure you haven’t left anything out.

What to buy and stock up for the lockdown.

  • Water
  • Gari 
  • Sardines 
  • Corned beef
  • Shito
  • Powdered Milk
  • Sugar
  • Salt
  • Milo
  • Coffee/Tea
  • Cereal
  • Baby food (if you have babies)
  • Rice
  • Noodles (Indomie)
  • Spaghetti
  • Tomato paste
  • Corn Dough
  • Cassava Dough
  • Yam
  • Plantain
  • Chicken
  • Fish 
  • Meat
  • Dried fish
  • Oil
  • Bread
  • Eggs
  • Spices
  • Vegetables
  • Bathing soap
  • Hand washing soap
  • Detergents
  • Antiseptics
  • Toilet roll
  • Toothpaste
  • Sanitary pads
  • Pampers and wipes (if you have babies)
  • Paracetamol
  • Vitamins
  • Food supplements
  • Rubbing Alcohol
  • Lozenges 
  • Cotton wool

Make sure to buy gas as well prepaid for your electricity.